Thursday May 28, 2015
Home Page & News
Welcome to the website of the East Kent Hunt Branch. Established in 1933, the branch is part of Area 11. The District Commissioner is Roz Bacon and the Assistant DC is Clare Martin.
If you have any news, results, photos or anything else that would be interesting to other members please send items to website editor Celia Ransley
Updated 28th  May 2015
NEWS – Results of our  Combined Training  competition on Wednesday 27th May it was lovely to see a selection of all age groups competing and thanks to all our members who supported the event and well done to all our members who won or were placed individually.Full results click on link below. Thankyou also to Ann Berry at Welwyn Farm for letting us use her excellent facilities.
NEW – Times for May  HALF TERM RALLY DETAILS -  Full details of times for rallies can also be found on Rallies & Times pages of the website
NEW – Well done to our member Nat Parmenter who was part of an Area 11 team demonstrating and competing in the Tetrathlon  at Windsor last weekend the Area 11 Southern team finished 2nd and individually placed 6th full report on Tetrathlon page.
NEW - Schedules on Eventing page for upcoming competitions don’t miss out on your entries dates are shown on Eventing Competitions !!
NEW – Area 11 Tetrathlon schedule and entry forms and maps to events on the Tetrathlon page and closing dates for entries.
NEW – IFOR WILLIAM 506 TRAILER FOR SALE (see advert page for more details)
NEW – Still some spaces on our Senior Camp We are back at Coldblow and as well as our regular coaches/instructors we also have discipline specific coaches coming including Leanne Wall, Anna Hilton, Alex Hudson and Chris Moyce.As always plenty of evening things planned and a few things still in the pipeline to be confirmed.Its a fun week and a great chance to meet and make new friends if you are new to East Kent as well as great opportunity to bond with any new ponies that may have been acquired for this summer! Best of all, parents you can have a slightly quieter week minus and child and pony!! If you require and further details feel free to email or call Claire Stryzyk on 07763 187571, all forms can be found on the camp link on our Camps for 2015 page.

NEW - Great Fun was had at the recent Easter Egg Hunt plenty of chocolate all round !! Its great to have fun too within the Pony Club as well as compete and we will continue to run these events all year.

Members at Easter Egg Hunt










NEW – PC/Open Combined Training hosted by EKHPC at Welwyn Farm,Nr Hawkinge, Wednesday 27th May.Click below for schedule and entry form below,classes for all.

EKHPC schedule 27 5 2015 (1) Combined Training                           EKHPC 27 5 15 Entry form 2015 Combined Training

NEW – FUNDRAISER – FUN QUIZ NIGHT  on Saturday 18th April 2015  Good fun was had by all and thanks for all that supported there was quite a lot of head searching questions which had us all thinking ! well done and a big thank you to Andy & Sheila  Parmenter  for running and organising it we raised £170.00 on the nigh

NEW MEMBERS WELCOME INFORMATION - Go to Rallies & Information page for all you need to know about rallies at East Kent Hunt Pony Club.

NEW – Dates for Horse & Pony Care Competitions and dates for training – Organisor Claire Martin.see Horse & Pony Care/Competitions/Training 2015  page for dates and times.

NEW –  Fund raising –  Equine Table Top sale Saturday 28th March – Just to say a massive Thank You to all of you who supported this event, either by advertising, donating, booking a table or just coming to shop!  Between us we have raised over £200 which is a really good effort, so many thanks.  I hope that those of you who had a table were also pleased with your results, it was certainly a very socialable morning.

NEW – Blue Cross/Pony Club event raised £110.00 thanks for all your support

NEW – Exciting news our branch has been selected to pilot the THE YOUNG EQUESTRIAN CLUB within our Branch. Young Equestrians is a scheme created by Hoof, The British Equestrian Federation legacy programme, in collaboration with the Pony Club aimed at 13-18 year olds. Thanks to Sport Englands funding we are given virtual tools to help establish the club and marketing materials.It provides an extra social element for the teenagers to spend more time with their friends, developing life skills, generally having fun and hopefully trying new activities. It will also give older members a chance to be more involved and an opportunity to voice their ideas. Then we will try to arrange appropriate events in the holidays depending on what the Young Equestrians want.The only requirement is that the teenagers register (no fee) and each week record on the online portal their riding sessions (at home, rallies, shows etc, achievements and any skills gained). This scheme also works well with YELA as volunteering hours can be recorded.

We launched  this scheme in Half Term on Sunday 15 February and had some great feedback.See new page The Young Equestrian Club for more details.

Recent Achievements by current members – We would just like to say how proud we are of the recent achievements of EKHPC Pony Club members in their own particular fields,but feel it is better that this website is reserved for Pony Club achievements only.